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GoI: India accounts to 40% drop in COVID-19

On April 17, 2020 India announced that the growth in COVID-19 cases has decreased by 40%. The Government also says that before lock down, the number of cases doubled in 3 days. However, now it takes 6.2 days for the ..


Study: Impacts of COVID-19 lowered due to BCG Vaccination

Researchers of biomedical sciences of New York Institute of Technology say that the countries such as Netherlands, Italy and United States are more severely affected than countries with BCG policies. The Bacilus Calmette-Guerin vaccine that had been administered in India ..


What is “Herd Immunity” Strategy adopted by the UK Government to contain Corona Virus?

The United Kingdom Government under the PM Boris Johnson has adopted “Herd Immunity” strategy to contain Corona Virus. With India declaring COVID-19 as “notified disaster”, Italy, Spain and France locking down completely, UK is adopting herd immunity strategy. The United ..


NSO Survey on Household Health Expenditure

The National Statistical Office on November 23, 2019 released its survey on Household Social Consumption related to health. The survey was conducted between July 2017 and June 2018. It was a part of the 75th round of National Sample Survey. ..


Pakistan to Launch New WHO-approved Typhoid Vaccine

Pakistan has become the first country in the world to launch new WHO approved typhoid vaccine. Pakistan suffered from the outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of the potentially fatal disease. The WHO approved vaccine will be used during immunization campaign ..

2019 edition of World Polio Day (WPD)

The World Polio Day (WPD) is observed every year on 24th October by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its allied agencies to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis. ..